Deadline: Monday 30 November 2015.

The Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism champions the best new writing about the arts.

Please find below prize information and entry details:


  • one prize of £2000 will be awarded
  • the winner will have an opportunity to have their work published in print and online editions of the Observer, and on the International Anthony Burgess Foundation website

Entry details

  • The prize will be judged by Kate Mosse, Alexandra Harris and Ruth Scurr with Robert McCrum from theObserver and Will Carr from the International Anthony Burgess Foundation
  • the word limit is 1500 words
  • the entry fee is £10
  • entry can be made online here or by post to Observer / Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism, International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Engine House, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester, M1 5BY.
  • the deadline for submission is 30 November 2015
  • the winner will be announced at a prizegiving
    ceremony in London in February 2016
  • the full terms and conditions are here
  • email or telephone 0161 235 0776 if you have any queries about the prize.

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